The Tower and the City

People's demand for signals and the city's demand for symbols have turned the TV tower into a unique type. The role of TV tower in a city is analogue to the role of television in the nuclear family: a transmitter, symbol, and a focal point.

Visual Essay by Siyuan Wang
Mark
“How many of you have a television?”

Although the physical object of the television has left many of our homes, our consumption of content has continued through the use of mostly portable devices. How have new modes of content production and consumption altered our relationship to screens, as well as the spaces we inhabit?

Read our full reflection on Space, Television, and Architecture here.

Below is our guide for June 17, 2020.


Mark
PROSEMINAR: Space, Television and Architecture led by Lea-Catherine Szacka. 
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